Board Members

The Section 4 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 5 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 provides the power to the State Government to constitute the State Pollution Control Boards in the respective States. As per said provisions of the Acts, the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board comprises of the Chairman, Member Secretary and fifteen other members nominated by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.  The members of the Board include the representatives of government, local authorities, Technical and Scientific community.

The Board was re-constituted for a period of 3 years from the date of issue of the G.O. with the Chief Secretary to Govt., as the Chairman vide G.O.Ms.No. 72, E.F.S.&T (Env. Sec.V) Department, dt.30.08.2014.  In the meanwhile the Government had issued orders appointing Dr.G.N.Phani Kumar, IAS (Retd.) as full time Chairman, APPCB for a period of two years vide G.O. Ms. No. 34, E.F.S.&T (Env.) Department, dt.12.05.2015. Further, Sri. M. Ravi Chandra, IAS, Finance Secretary (Expenditure) was nominated as member of APPCB vide G.O.Rt.No.2079, dt. 21.07.2015 of Finance (OP.I) Department. The members of A.P. Pollution Control Board are as follows:

 


S.no

Name

Designation

1.

Dr. G.N. Phani Kumar, IAS (Retd.)

Chairman

2

Special Chief Secretary to Government/Prl Secretary to Government
Environment, Forests, Science and Technology Department,
Andhra Pradesh

 Member

3

Principal Secretary to Government,
Municipal Administration and Urban 
Development Department,
Andhra Pradesh

Member

4

Principal Secretary to Government,
Health, Medical and Family Welfare Department, Andhra Pradesh

Member

5

Commissioner of Industries,
Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.

Member

6

Commissioner of Transport,
Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.

Member

7

Vice-Chairman and Managing Director,
Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Ltd., Hyderabad.

Member

8

Vice-Chairman and Managing Director,
Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Ltd., Hyderabad.

Member

9

Sri M. Ravi Chandra, IAS,

Finance Secretary (Expenditure)

Member

10

Five (5) menbers from the Local Authorities and three (3) Non-officials to be nominated by the State Government

Member

11

Member Secretary
A.P. Pollution Control Board, Hyderabad

Member Convener